Safe Foods Corporation of N. Little Rock announced today the appointment of Dr. Amy L. Waldroup of the University of Arkansas to a three-year appointment to the company’s Scientific Advisory Board. Waldroup is a tenured Professor of Poultry Science at the University’s Fayetteville campus.

Safe Foods Corporation is commercializing a new food safety product discovered by researchers at the University of Arkansas. The discovery, now known as Cecure™, has attracted the interest of food producers and processors around the world because of its effectiveness against foodborne pathogens such as E. Coli, Salmonella, and Listeria.

In the announcement, Curtis Coleman, President and CEO of Safe Foods Corp., said that “Dr. Waldroup is widely recognized as one of the country’s most outstanding and credible food safety scientists. She is eminently qualified to advise Safe Foods Corporation on the development of its food safety technologies.”

Waldroup will join Dr. Larry Milne, Dean of the College Pharmacy at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences and Dr. Danny Lattin, Dean of the College of Pharmacy at South Dakota State University on the company’s advisory board.

Waldroup holds a Ph. D. in Food Science and Technology from Texas A&M University. She has served as a poultry science professor at the University of Arkansas since 1987. She participates in the President’s “Bringing the Farm-to-Table Food Safety Initiative to Classrooms Nationwide” committee. She is also the chairperson for Arkansas’ Operation Food Safety program (pre-K to 12th grade). She has served as chairperson for the Ozark Section of the Institute of Food Technologists. She has been published or cited in more than 100 technical and scientific journal articles.

Safe Foods Corporation is a N. Little Rock, Arkansas, based corporation which specializes in the development and commercialization of food safety products which it makes available to producers, processors, and consumers of dairy, meat, poultry, eggs, fish, fruits, and vegetables.